The Center for Jewish History is pleased to announced its participation in the Association for Library Collections & Technical Services‘ Preservation Week from April 27 – May 3, 2014. This year we will be hosting a number of exciting events including behind-the-scenes tours of our Collection Management and Conservation Wing (http://cjh.org/p/140) and ‘Ask the Experts’ sessions on handling a diverse array of archival and library materials.
See the schedule below. All events will be held at the Center for Jewish History, 15 W. 16th Street, New York, NY, 10011. The events are open to the public -registration is requested at RSVP@cjh.org. Please come and join us!
Center for Jewish History
Offers Free “Ask the Experts” and “Behind the Scenes” Programs
April 28 and 29
For National Preservation Week
|WHAT: Behind the Scenes TourTour of the Center for Jewish History’s Conservation Laboratory, Digitization Laboratory, and Archival Processing Center
WHEN: Monday, April 28, 2014
Tours at 6 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.
WHERE: Center for Jewish History, 15 W. 16th Street, New York City
TICKETS: Free. Reservations are requested at RSVP@cjh.org
ABOUT THE CENTER FOR JEWISH HISTORY
The Center for Jewish History is home to five partner organizations—American Jewish Historical Society, American Sephardi Federation, Leo Baeck Institute, YU Museum,and YIVO Institute for Jewish Research—whose collections total more than 500,000 volumes and 100 million documents and include thousands of pieces of artwork, textiles, ritual objects, recordings, films, and photographs. Taken as a whole, the collections span more than 700 years of history and comprise the largest and most comprehensive repository of the modern Jewish experience in the world. The Center is also home to TheDavid Berg Rare Book Room, the Lillian Goldman Reading Room, The Ackman & Ziff Family Genealogy Institute, and the Collection Management & Conservation Wing. At the Center, the history of the Jewish people is illuminated through scholarship and cultural programming, exhibitions and symposia, lectures, and performances. For more information visit: www.cjh.org.
Laura Leone | Director of Archive and Library Services | Center for Jewish History | 15 W. 16th Street, New York, NY 10011 | 917-606-8215 | search.cjh.org